Microwave Chocolate Pie

Microwave Chocolate Pie

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"A blend of chocolate and meringue. This is an easy and delicious microwave pie!"

Ingredients

25 m servings 298 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 298 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 11.4 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 44.9g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 5.8 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 89 mg
  • 30%
  • Sodium:
  • 245 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In 1 1/2 quart casserole dish, mix together sugar, cornstarch, cocoa, salt and 1/2 cup of milk until smooth. Once it is mixed well, stir in remaining milk. Microwave on high for 5 to 8 minutes or until thick; stir halfway through cooking.
  3. In a small bowl, place a small amount of the hot mixture and beat together with egg yolks. Stir back into original mixture in casserole dish. Microwave on high for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until thickened; stir frequently. Blend in butter and the 1 teaspoon of vanilla. Pour mixture into pastry shell.
  4. To Make Meringue: In a small bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until foamy. Gradually stir in 2 tablespoons of sugar at a time until stiff peaks form; stir in vanilla. Spread meringue over top of pie filling.
  5. Seal rim of pie with aluminum foil, then bake in preheated oven for about 8 minutes or just until meringue gets browned.
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I have been making chocolate pies like this for years. It also works for coconut (leave off the chocolate and add coconut, sprinkling coconut on the meringue). The only difference in this reci...

Very dark chocolate. Great flavor and easy to make, though I think I'd personally prefer the meringue to be a bit higher. My husband, who normally doesn't like chocolate pie, scraped his plate ...

I made this pie for Thanksgiving and everyone loved it. It was fast and so easy.

This was really good and very easy. I didn't have cream of tartar, but my meringue turned out just fine. Next time I may actually double the meringue because I like more, but all and all it wa...

YUMMY!!! Not only is this very good, it's soooooo easy. No standing over a hot stove and stirring until your arm hurts.

Outstanding!!! I used the Hershey's Dark Cocoa instead of regular. The pie tasted like a Hershey Bar! No more standing over the stove constantly stirring!! The best chocolate pie ever!!!!!

This makes a wonderful base for banana or coconut cream pie also, just omit the cocoa. I do find that when I make it without the cocoa that I do have to cook it about a minute longer in the firs...

I have to say that I've now made this pie 4 or 5 times, each time with great success. Today, here in NC, we are as snowed in as we ever get, so I'm cooking. Mix up my pie filling, look back at...

This never did set for me, despite following the recipe. I'm not sure what went wrong. I'll keep looking for a good recipe for chocolate pie.